Brrrr… Record Cold & Snow Blankets Acropolis in Greece (Video)


The coldest temperatures in the last 100 years are expected in Greece this weekend.
The News ERT reported:

A new cold wave will hit Greece in the night as per meteorologists. Snowfalls, gale-force winds and low temperatures will extend from northern Greece to the rest of the country in the weekend. It will snow in Attica, where the lowest temperatures of the last 100 years may prevail. The temperature will drop several degrees below zero. The extreme weather conditions will hit Greece mainly on Sunday. The authorities are on alert to combat any problems that may arise, while the General Secretariat of Political Protection advises attention to people when circulating; calling them to check the water network of the block of buildings they are living in. The weather is expected to improve as of next Tuesday.

The beach resorts are frozen.

A seaside tavern is seen covered by snow at Oropos village, northeast of Athens February 17, 2008. (REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis)


Temperatures were forecast to plunge to minus-11 degrees Celsius (12 degrees Fahrenheit) in parts of northern Greece- The Star.

A couple walk during snowfall under the ancient citadel of the Acropolis in Athens Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008. A winter storm left Greece blanketed in snow overnight, cutting access to villages and disrupting travel across the country. Temperatures were forecast to plunge to minus 11 degrees Celsius (12 degrees Fahrenheit) in parts of northern Greece. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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